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Description

Blanes – Tordera Delta/Tordera River – Tordera

(Hiking Routes Catalonia)

This routes takes you from Blanes to the mouth of the Tordera River to Palafolls and through the Natural Park of the River Tordera all the way to the charming town of Tordera.

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Duration
3h 30

Difficulty
Moderate

Slope
241 m

Returning by bus

Itinerary

The route starts at the entrance to Blanes in the area of ​​the Plantera that is where the Catalunya Avenue crosses with the Rovira i Virgili Street which is also where the covered stream starts.

One passes through the Los Pins neighborhood normally full of life and people and after about a kilometer one reaches the end of the Passeig Marítim of Blanes in direction south towards the Tordera Delta. Passing now through the campsite area following a path which runs between the beach, a pine woods and an agricultural flat landscape.  At the end one make about two hundred meters by the sand on the beach passing the ancient watchtower before reaching the Tordera Delta. This characterized by forming a lagoon closed by a sand and pebble bar that attracts many people. Migratory birds that stop at this point to rest during migratory seasons, among which one can see species such as the gray heron, the crab eater or the kingfisher.

The river rises in the Montseny hills above the coast and provides water for all the villages in the area and it also makes the boundary between the Barcelona and Gerona provinces. Surrounded by the nature reserve with all its splendors of vegetation and exotic animals one continues north on a nice path running along the river banks.

Later below the Vella de Blanes highway in Malgrat GI-6831 one continues along the riverbed. Moving on the road by the river and after a while passing under the new road from Blanes to Palafolls GI-682. The landscape through which the track runs includes several areas of natural and cultural interest associated with the river such as the ponds in the Tordera district

One can choose to make a decoy to the village of Palafolls and maybe check out the local Palafolls castle or simply continue along the path next to the river bank until reaching is Canal d’en Gelpí in the outskirts of Tordera.

From here we continue along the flat Pla de Gelpí (Gelpi plan) through a beautiful rural landscape near the River before reaching the charming Tordera Village.

Available Accommodations
Price

Availabble all year round:

Price Example:

Accommodation in Apartments Europa*** in Blanes.

Accommodation in apartment with 1 separate bedroom & Shuttle Transfer Turn/Return Airport – Hotel: Prices From: Pr Day 2 Persons: 26,50 – 185,00 Euros 2 Persons – 8 Days/7 Nights.

Full booking management

Full itinerary of the route.

Optional:

Guided Tours on Hiking Trails

Boat Excursions along the Coast.

Excursions to Barcelona, Gerona and other places in the Region.

Cancellation Insurance

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